Photo: I Think I Can

May 7, 2014

A three-week-old desert tortoise raises itself almost out of a glass bowl during the Just Jewelry & Craft Show at the Senior Center last Saturday. The tiny tortoise was one of three brought along by Manuel Rubio, Jr., who was selling pet inspired jewelry designed by his brother Frank Rubio. Peter Day / The Leader

Local T.O.P.S members get into the swing

May 7, 2014

The local Take Off Pounds Sensibly group is in full swing, getting ready summer.

One of the group’s newest members, Marie Scaffidi, received a pin for losing weight six weeks in a row.

“She has lost every week since February when she joined us,” said T.O.P.S member Sharon Cross.

Donna Beck reached her goal and now has K.O.P.S. (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly) status.

For the last month, Shirley Robinson and Ester Navarrete tied in the most weight lost in Division 3 and Marie Scaffidi in Division 4

And there’s more.


What's Happening - May 7, 2014

May 7, 2014

Food Distribution
on May 8
The next food give-away from A Place To Go Clubhouse will be held on the second Thursday, May 8, at 3 p.m.
This is first come first serve. If you are picking up for someone, please come in an pick up the pick-up form as the person you are picking up for must sign the form.
The Clubhouse also needs donations of items for the umpcoming rummage sale, and it needs food donations to prepare after meals for members.
The Clubhouse is located at 32770 Old Woman Springs Road

Garden Club, FFA partner for plant sale last Saturday

May 7, 2014

Jesus Rendon, left, and Jason Simonek manned the LVHS FFA table at the plant sale. Peter Day / The Leader

Plant-lovers were out in force and early to grab their pick during the annual Desert Crossroads Garden Club Plant Sale last Saturday at the Lucerne Valley Market & Hardware Store.

Besides water-wise plants, the high school’s FFA program sold a selection of vegetables, tomatoes and peppers.


Letter to the Editor: Pam Hart

May 7, 2014


From the bottom of my Heart (No pun intended)

Because of all your prayers, cards, phone calls, hospital visits, flowers house visits and a great list of friends in Lucerne Valley and my karaoke family, the seniors, and the roadrunners, I have almost fully recovered from my heart surgery. Three special people (of many) that stood by me daily is my husband Woodrow, my daughter Rebekah and my second mom and friend, Jo Richards. I LOVE YOU, and I’ll be there for all of you... always.

Pam Hart

Photo: Pat Lugo

May 7, 2014

Lucerne Valley Roadrunner Pat Lugo, who also is a longtime member of St. Paul Catholic Church, baked many scrumptious goodies for her organization’s bake sale, which was held last Saturday at the Market. The sugar-free carrot cake was especially delicious, according to one very satisfied patron. Peter Day / The Leader


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